Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC338

Incident date

April 7, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: مستشفى الخضراء, Tripoli: Khadra Hospital, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.854416, 13.192035 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Exact location (via Airwars) level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Exact location (via Airwars)

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly injured by LNA shelling on the Khadra Hospital in Tripoli.

Hona Souq Al-Khmies wrote: “Al-Khadra Hospital has been exposed to indiscriminate rockets this afternoon on the Women’s and Obstetric Operations Department.

The doctor continues operations despite the difficult circumstance, fear and terror, a victim was exposed to shrapnel wounds.”

Other sources did not report civilian harm. Libya Ambulance Services said: “Part of the evacuation operations carried out by the rescue and emergency teams of patients from Al Hadaba Al Khadra’ General Hospital, which was subjected to shelling with random shells today, where more than 30 patients were evacuated.”

The incident occured in the afternoon.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • Window allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on the Khadra Hospital on April 7th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Window allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on the Khadra Hospital on April 7th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Window allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on the Khadra Hospital on April 7th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Blood stain on a bed after alleged LNA shelling on the Khadra Hospital on April 7th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
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    Shrapnel wound allegedly casued by LNA shelling on the Khadra Hospital on April 7th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
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    Shrapnel wound allegedly casued by LNA shelling on the Khadra Hospital on April 7th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (7) [ collapse]